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Landslide Preparation & Safety Tips: How to Prepare for and Survive a Landslide
Landslide Preparation & Safety Tips: How to Prepare for and Survive a Landslide

A landslide is the downward movement of large masses of soil, mud, rocks, and other organic debris. Areas with steep slopes, such as mountainous regions, are more susceptible to landslides. If you’re out in the wilderness during a landslide, your life could be in danger. All hikers, backpackers, and outdoor enthusiasts need to know...

Jan 11, 2021
What To Do If You’re Lost in the Wilderness
What To Do If You’re Lost in the Wilderness

Exploring the great outdoors is always great to connect with nature and breathe some fresh air! As an avid camper, hiker, and overall outdoor-lover, I know that connecting with what’s outside can be great for our bodies and minds. But the truth is, just like most things in life, it’s not guaranteed to always...

Jan 11, 2021
Top 5 Best Hunting Bows
Top 5 Best Hunting Bows

When it comes to taking down your prey, having the best hunting bow can make a world of difference. While many hunters prefer to use a rifle, a bow and arrow can provide an exhilarating challenge. In this article, we’re going to look at how hunting bows can enhance your next excursion. Check out...

Jan 13, 2021
Top 5 Best Hunting Arrows
Top 5 Best Hunting Arrows

Shooting the best hunting arrows is essential for any bowhunter. Bow shooting and hunting may seem like ancient sports to many, but that doesn’t mean that they haven’t embraced modern technology. In particular, the best arrows for hunting have come a long way both design-wise and material-wise to improve on accuracy, penetration, and speed....

Jan 13, 2021
Snakebite Safety! How to Effectively Avoid, Identify, and Treat a Snake Bite
Snakebite Safety! How to Effectively Avoid, Identify, and Treat a Snake Bite

There are a lot of dangers to be aware of while camping. From the benign like chafed thighs to the truly dangerous like getting burned while tending your campfire. Another danger you need to be on the lookout for is snakes. While snakes won’t go out of their way to attack you, you can...

Jan 13, 2021
How to Take Care of a Hunting Bow
How to Take Care of a Hunting Bow

Bow hunting is an exciting and adventurous sport. The best way to excel at bow hunting is to invest in a high-quality hunting bow. You want your bow to be sturdy, accurate, and comfortable to use. Putting a good deal of effort into selecting your bow is essential. However, it’s also important that you...

Jan 13, 2021
A Guide To Fly Fishing Gear And How To Use It
A Guide To Fly Fishing Gear And How To Use It

If you’ve never been fishing before, fly-fishing is a good way to start. Experienced fishermen will recommend starting this way, despite the popular belief that fly-fishing isn’t easy. Once you have everything you need to get started, nothing can stop you.. Obtaining Fly-Fishing Gear. Obtaining the basic pieces of fly-fishing gear is the first step...

Jan 09, 2021
How to Prevent Chafing Outdoors—Avoid “Chub Rub” and Protect Your Thighs!
How to Prevent Chafing Outdoors—Avoid “Chub Rub” and Protect Your Thighs!

From sprained ankles to snakebites, there are a lot of dangers to account for when camping or hiking. However, one danger often gets forgotten, even though it affects thousands of people every year, and that danger is chafing.. Hiking through the wilderness with your friends or animal companions is one of the most amazing...

Jan 14, 2021
4 Signs of Dehydration in the Outdoors and How to Prevent It
4 Signs of Dehydration in the Outdoors and How to Prevent It

There are many people who cannot get enough of the great outdoors, and they might never go inside unless they have to. It’s important for these people to make sure that they avoid dehydration. Dehydration is one of the most common reasons why people have to go to the emergency room; as a result, dehydration...

Jan 09, 2021
What Do Different Fishing Line Colors Mean?
What Do Different Fishing Line Colors Mean?

Fishing is a great sport because it teaches commitment and patience while also providing a way for people to catch their own lunch or dinner in the great outdoors. In addition to providing a bonding experience for friends and family members, fishing is also a challenge. Rising to the challenge means using the right equipment,...

Jan 09, 2021
How to Protect Yourself From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning When Camping in a Tent
How to Protect Yourself From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning When Camping in a Tent

When you go on camping trips, safety always needs to come first. While fire, sharp objects, and wild animals are always a concern, the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning are overlooked. While carbon monoxide is most often associated with being expelled from cars, it can also come from campfires and your chosen camping stove. To...

Jan 09, 2021
Best Lures for Beginners: Try These Seven Great Beginner Fishing Lures!
Best Lures for Beginners: Try These Seven Great Beginner Fishing Lures!

You’re standing at the edge of the dock. You’ve got your fishing pole in hand, the tackle box is at your feet, and you’re ready to catch your first fish. There’s just one problem: you don’t know what fishing lure to use.. Many beginners have trouble figuring out which lures are the best for every...

Jan 09, 2021
How to Process & Prepare Game Meat After Hunting
How to Process & Prepare Game Meat After Hunting

In recent years, there has been a movement for more hunters to process their game meat themselves. My family has always made a point of processing game meat ourselves instead of taking it to a commercial processor. There are several benefits to this such as saving money and being able to customize the cuts of...

Jan 09, 2021
Sunburn Safety: How to Protect Yourself From Skin Damage and Practice Sun Safety
Sunburn Safety: How to Protect Yourself From Skin Damage and Practice Sun Safety

As an avid camper and lover of everything outdoors, you must protect yourself from the elements. While most people are well-aware of packing the right camping gear for extended excursions and ensuring that they have the right shoes, mosquito repellent, and apparel, not much emphasis is made on sun protection.. From the looming mountains in...

Jan 09, 2021
How Do You Treat Burns While Camping?
How Do You Treat Burns While Camping?

One of the facets of camping that people most often look forward to is having fun around the campfire. From gathering and preparing the firewood to helping the flames grow, campfires are a lot of fun for everyone. However, campfires are one of the biggest summer camping dangers. Before going camping, everyone should make sure...

Jan 09, 2021
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